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Amazing 100th Straight Win! How About UConn Women’s Basketball on the $100 Dollar Bill?

Posted on February 14, 2017

By Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com   One hundred straight wins – how about putting the University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball team on the U.S. $100 dollar bill?   Admittedly, this suggestion comes from a proud University of Connecticut alumna. Nonetheless, it is an idea deserving of consideration.   After all, the amazing 100th victory run is simply the latest of years of remarkable accomplishments by strong, young women in the UConn basketball program. Last night, before a home crowd at packed Gampel Pavilon on the Storrs campus, top- ranked UConn delivered that 100th win milestone by defeating no. 6 South Carolina, 66-55.      A great article on the UConn website listed “100 Things To Know About the 100th Win.” Here’s a few interesting points…

UConn Ranked Among Top Universities by U.S. News & World Report

Posted on September 10, 2013

Write-Up & Photo by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com The University of Connecticut, my alma mater, has once again been ranked among the top public universities in the nation. In its annual rankings for 2014, U.S. News & World Report has placed UConn at number nineteen, returning to its position among the top twenty colleges nationwide and highlighting something that those of us who attended already knew – UConn is one of the best universities in the country. U.S. News & World Report cites UConn as a leading research university for programs such as Bioscience Connecticut. The university was also praised for offering one hundred majors and a special mention was made of The Neag School of Education’s kinesiology doctoral program. It was two years ago…